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Big-Name Authors Venture Into Comics, Against Adverbs, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.23.16

Man Booker winner Han Kang on Korean literature and translation; Gabriel García Márquez’s ashes returned to Colombia; an interview with Nobel laureate Svetlana Alexievich; and other news

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Computers Write Bad Poems, Emily Dickinson’s Biographers, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.20.16

Elena Ferrante interviewed; Copper Canyon Press launches the New Poets Project; how to incorporate today’s tech into fiction; and other news.

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Márquez’s Hometown Truths, Naming Minor Characters, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.19.16

How reading fiction teaches empathy; a case for reading Proust on a cell phone; the need for more people of color in editorial positions; and other news. 

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Mapping Author Histories Through Faces, the Brontës’ Brilliance in Isolation, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.18.16

Amazon plans to open more stores; an interview with Pulitzer Prize winner Viet Thanh Nguyen; Nancy Drew “too female” for CBS; and other news.

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Astronomy Software Dates Sappho Poem, Lena Dunham Releases Surprise Book, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.17.16

Bookslut founder Jessa Crispin on the decline of online book culture; J. K. Rowling on freedom of expression; Han Kang wins Man Booker International Prize for fiction; and other news.

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The Emergency Poet, Mary Gaitskill on Endings, and More

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Online Only, posted 5.16.16

Allegory versus metaphor; the aphorism’s long history; Pulitzer Prize winner Gregory Pardlo on the value of poetry; and other news.

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